Concealing Parts of Data on MH17 Crash Lawful – Dutch Ministry of Security


MH17 Crash Investigation The Dutch law allows exemptions to government documents linked to the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, when it is required by security or for privacy reasons, the deputy head of press briefings and policy presentations at the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice told Sputnik on Friday.  MOSCOW (Sputnik), Anastasia Levchenko — On […]

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Iceland Considers Stripping Power to Create Currency From Banks


Written by  Alex Newman Still reeling from the economic catastrophe that struck in 2008, Iceland and its Parliament are debating a plan that would dramatically restructure the tiny nation’s monetary system by stripping commercial banks of the legal ability to create currency out of thin air — and handing that power exclusively to politicians and […]

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Palestinians seek UN timetable to end Israeli occupation


The Palestinian ambassador to the UN has voiced the Palestinians’ willingness to see the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution for ending the Israeli regime’s occupation and establishing a Palestinian state. Riyad Mansour on Monday expressed hope to see the 15-member council’s “political will” over the adoption and implementation of a resolution. He added […]

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Re-opening the Investigation: CIA Black Sites, “Rendition” and Washington’s Allies


By Binoy Kampmark Global Research, April 07, 2015 They certainly sought to please in those initial dark days when a position at the NATO table was at stake.  This was something of a new world order – the attacks after September 11, 2001 did certainly allow Washington to make that spurious case.  The stakes were high, […]

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Greeced Lightning! Will Greece Default? Will Athens Cut a Financial Deal with Moscow and Beijing?


We seem to have finally arrived at some sort of moment of truth regarding Greece and their inclusion in the EU.  The speculation is they will be out of money by April 9th, this Thursday, unable to make a less than 500 million euro payment.  Please keep in mind they have already been raiding the country’s pension plans […]

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Podemos and the Catalan Independence Process in Spain


By Josep Maria Antentas and Richard Fidler Global Research, April 04, 2015 The Socialist Project The rise of Podemos (“We Can”) in the Spanish state – and of its counterpart Podem in Catalonia – has presented a new challenge to both the Catalan independence movement and to the traditional left in that subordinated national component of the Spanish state. Pablo […]

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Political Ponerology: A science on the nature of evil adjusted for political purposes


“In the author’s opinion, Ponerology reveals itself to be a new branch of science born out of historical need and the most recent accomplishments of medicine and psychology. In light of objective naturalistic language, it studies the causal components and processes of the genesis of evil, regardless of the latter’s social scope. We may attempt […]

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The EU Commission should impose Sanctions on Israel until it Dismantles Settlements and Ratifies the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty


By Anthony Bellchambers Global Research, April 03, 2015 As Binyamin Netanyahu tries to impose his will upon the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: the U.S., UK, Russia, China, France plus Germany – will no one rid us of the opinions of this meddlesome, Middle East maverick with his undeclared nuclear arsenal?  Just over […]

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Germany’s Merkel Comes Out As Basically A U.S. Agent


By Eric Zuesse On Wednesday, April 1st, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved a measure to bring fracking (the patents for which are owned mainly by “large American companies, including Halliburton, Baker Hughes and Schlumberger”) into Germany. This is a prelude not only to U.S. PresidentObama’s secret Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) pact with Europe to […]

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EU warns of Saudi attacks’ alarming impact on civilians


EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has warned about the alarming impact of the ongoing Saudi attacks on the civilian population in Yemen. “The impact on the civilian population, in particular on children, of the ongoing fighting between different militias, bombardments and disruption of essential services is reaching alarming proportions,” Mogherini and the EU humanitarian […]

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Noam Chomsky: In ‘Free’ Countries, Unpopular Ideas Can Be Suppressed Without the Use of Force


In conversation with The Nation’s John Nichols at the Tucson Festival of Books in Arizona in March, Noam Chomsky discusses income inequality, media, democracy and activism, among many other topics. One of the highlights of the clip comes when the renowned linguist paraphrases George Orwell’s virtually unread introduction to “Animal Farm” to explain how listening […]

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A Middle East Holocaust


By Paul Craig Roberts March 30, 2015 “ICH” – Foundations and corporations do not support truth-tellers. American foundations underwrite war and US imperialism. Foundations support subversion of countries that are not Washington’s puppet states. Your website has no foundation support, no corporate support; it only has your support. I have been around for a long […]

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OBAMA PERSONALLY TELLS THE EGYPTIAN DICTATOR THAT U.S. WILL AGAIN SEND WEAPONS (AND CASH) TO HIS REGIME


BY GLENN GREENWALD @ggreenwald Yesterday, the Egyptian regime announced it was prosecuting witnesses who say they saw a police officer murder an unarmed poet and activist during a demonstration, the latest in a long line of brutal human rights abuses that includes imprisoning journalists, prosecuting LGBT citizens, and mass executions of protesters. Last June, Human Rights Watch […]

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The Geopolitics Behind the War in Yemen: The Start of a New Front against Iran


By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Global Research, March 29, 2015 The United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia became very uneasy when the Yemenese or Yemenite movement of the Houthi or Ansarallah (meaning the supporters of God in Arabic) gained control of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa/Sana, in September 2014. The US-supported Yemenite President Abd-Rabbuh Manṣour Al-Hadi was […]

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Breaking through Americans’ Dumbed Down Layers of Deception and Denial


By Joachim Hagopian Global Research, March 31, 2015 A decade ago the late great comedian George Carlin saw what America had turned into:  Politicians are put there to give you the idea that you have freedom of choice. You don’t. You have no choice. You have owners. They own you. They own everything. They own all the important land. They own and control the corporations. […]

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The Great War For The Middle East


By Gulam Asgar MITHA (Canada) Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale; It makes no difference who Americans vote for- the two parties (property parties) are really one party representing four percent of the people – quotes from (late) Gore Vidal. The planning for conquest of the Middle East started with the […]

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